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1.Which literary device is used in the following sentence? According to that report, these special materials can bend "radar light, or other waves around an object like water flowing around a smooth rock in a stream." A.simile B.metaphor C.alliteration D.personification 2....

History Geography Mathematical Literacy Life scien
Can I study nursing in future? If I'm doing the following subjects:-: History Geography Life sciences Mathematical Literary English Xhosa Life orientation

ELA
Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to understand more about the text? Support your ...

L.A
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

Geography
Which countries in south america have the highest literary rates?

early childhood
Which one of the following statements about literary elements is TRUE? A. The author should end the book with a closing comment to ensure that the story’s moral is conveyed. B. Setting is a backdrop that can be changed without affecting the plot. C. Good plot builds ...

English
"You might not need it. But can you live without it?" What literary device is used in this sentence? Thanks!

social studies
3. By 1700, the British East India Company had founded A. Madras. B. Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay. C. Calcutta. D. Madras and Calcutta. Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 7. In the 1500s, if you were searching for a sophisticated cosmopolitan urban center of ...

English
A paradox is a literary device often used to ? A. emphasize or make readers think about important ideas. B. provide hints or clues about events that occur later in a story. C. explain a character’s reason for doing or saying something. D. help readers draw a conclusion based...

Language Arts
Can someone give me a good example of imagery? I have googled it but I need a good solid, 6th grade understanding of it...this is the definition: visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN???

English & Comp.
Are these right? I wasn't sure of 2 of them. It'll be in parenthesis. Literary Allusion -(Ross’s line in Shakespeare’s Macbeth): “Let not your ears despise my tongue forever.” 26. - the principle guiding the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively (Not...

English
What literary device is being used in this passage? "'See!' he cried triumphantly. 'It's a bona-fide piece of printed matter. It fooled me. This fella's a regular Belasco. It's a triumph. What thoroughness! What realism! Knew when to stop, too--didn't cut the pages. But what ...

English
A sub-genre that is often concerned more with style and theme than with plot is called: literary fiction<---- My answer magical realism short story psychological fiction

9 lit and comp
in the story margold similie onomatopeia mataphor personification imagery foreshadowing how do these literary devices show mood and tone in the story . must be a paragraph long at least

financial literary
Floyd employer purchase a health insurance plan that cost 825 per month Floyd page 105 toward the plan each month what is the annual value of the employer's contribution?

english
Why do some people keep diaries and journals? Diaries are considered important by literary individuals. Diaries help people find strong, incriminating evidence. Diaries allow writers to tell stories about what they have done. Diaries keep track of useful information for later ...

Information Literary Lesson 2
The search engine Bing Offers

Statistics
In advance of the 1936 Presidential Elections, a magazine titled Literary Digest released the results of an opinion poll predicting that the republican candidate Alf Landon would win by a large margin. The magazine send post cards to approximately 10,000,000 prospective voters...

Fundulwazi(mathematical literacy, CAT, Economics and Accounting )
what career can i follow with these subjects? (Mathematical Literary, Economics, Accounting and CAT)

Social Studies
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. They all shaped the literary culture in the ...

enlish
1. Read the following passage from Jack London’s “The Law of Life.” From whose perspective does the narrative relate the events in this passage? The thought made the old man panicky for the moment, and he stretched forth a palsied hand which wandered tremblingly over the...

English
In his literary work, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishamael Beah uses symbols to underscore his central theme of oppression and/or freedom. for this thesis statement, the three symbols I wana use are Cassettes, moon, and AK-47 gun. Are these symbols correct?

English
What literary device does the following sentence use? "a world ruled by judging eyes"

English
Doing a book review assignment for Obasan by Joy Kogawa. It cannot be a typical summary , must be more essay like and have a thesis. I plan on discussing first and foremost a general quick plot summary emphasizing the important and prominent scenes of the book, which will fuel...

Language Arts
ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have been writing frantic ...

LA - 2 questions
Which of the following is the most useful question to ask when analyzing causes and effects in a literary work? How are these two events related? What is the central theme of the work? What happens to the main characters? How will the readers most likely respond to the work? ...

american literture
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of literary modernism? Captured the complexities of modern life Highlighted the alienation of the individual in the modern world. Focused only on wealthy and privileged lifestyles Told stories from multiple perspectives and in ...

English plz help quick
what literary term is this and why. I think the world is a series of broken dams and floods.

Language Help PLZZ
1. What is the purpose of book response activities? to practice all stages of the writing process to help you determine if you want to be an author to imagine yourself as a character in the book you read to illustrate or demonstrate what you have learned from your reading* 3. ...

please help asap
can u help and give me feedback please Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who used to frolic and play...

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who ...

ela
plz help me with this Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary dicussion about Dragonwings. Provide an explanation for your choices. how did the role you selected and the work you ...

Language Arts - Please Check Answer
Please help me with the following question: A paradox is a literary device often used to A. emphasize or make readers think about important ideas. B. provide hints or clues about events that occur later in a story. C. explain a character’s reason for doing or saying ...

Literature
I am currently writing a compare/contrast paper discussing Flannery O'Connor's literary works and Dennis Covington's novel Salvation on Sand Mountain. My question is... Would I use present perfect or past perfect when discussing Dennis Covington's novel Salvation on Sand ...

Ela
Can you check if my answers are correct because i am having trouble with it? The Kingdoms End I stand at the edge of the sea, watching waves wash onto the sand. White foams spills over my feet into the moat of an abandoned castle. The king and his court have gone away, leaving...

Language arts help???????
9. What is the most likely reason authors of research presentations use bullets and keep text short? (1 point) to encourage the audience to listen instead of read to show contrast between elements of design*** so you can use graphics to provide the meaning of the information ...

English 3
Read the following passage from “Coyote v. Acme”: Such injuries sustained by Mr. Coyote have temporarily restricted his ability to make a living in his profession as predator. Mr. Coyote is self-employed and thus not eligible for Workmen’s Compensation. Which of the ...

us history
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. They all shaped the literary culture in the ...

us history
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? A. They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. B. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. C. They all shaped the literary culture...

Nobel Lecture by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
How did writers of the world influence Solzhenitsyn's career? A: Writers of the world, such as Heinrich Boll and Francois Mauriac, expanded Solzhenitsyn's literary outlook and motivated him to expose lies and reveal truth in his writing.

social studies
The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, and books in the United States during the 19th century contributed to which of these? The emergence of a uniquely American literary style The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities The spread of ...

Reading Comprehension
"The steady wash of the waves, the bobbing and swaying of the ship, the creak and groan of timbers, all told me the Seahawk was plowing toward home...Nervously,I glanced over my shoulder through the steerage cabin...I had neglected to consider something about the voices I had ...

English
For school I have to read Pride and Prejudice. My teacher gave us an assignment where we have to find a different literary element every couple of chapters. I have been searching for a while now and can't seem to find anything. It has to be between chapters 44 and 50 and can ...

Reading
What literary this is in the plane is a sled to ride

English
Which statement most accurately contrasts the ideas of different literary periods? A. Anglo-Saxon literature focuses on free will, whereas Renaissance literature suggests that human beings are controlled by fate. B. Literature of the Middle Ages focuses on science, whereas ...

Novel
In chapter 9 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Charlotte goes to the forecastle for the first time since she has been aboard the Seahawk to get a needle for Ewing. What might this suggest about her character? Of what literary device is this an example?

books
In chapter 9 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, where does Charlotte go for the first time since she has been aboard the Seahawk? For what does she go there? What might this suggest about her character? Of what literary device is this example?

English
Can someone please explain this poem to me and also the literary devices used? Thanks! "Like This" If anyone asks you how the perfect satisfaction of all our sexual wanting will look, lift your face and say, Like this. When someone mentions the gracefulness of the nightsky, ...

LA
When did William Shakespeare live? A. in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century b. in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century c.in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century Answer A 2. Which is NOT one of the differences between literary works and ...

language arts
Read the following passage from the Odyssey, in which the Cyclops has captured Odysseus and his men: "You are a ninny, or else you come from the other end of nowhere, telling me, mind the gods! We Cyclopes care not a whistle for your thundering Zeus or all the gods in bliss; ...

Computer Literary
Which of the following is Not an example of debugging A)Looking for errors in programming code B)Fixing misspelled commands in programming code C)Solving faulty logic in programming code D)Upgrading to improve the programming code

L.A.
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

English
I have two questions for english that I honestly don't know… I put what I think it is but I think its completely wrong… 1. Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? Check all that apply. a. American West* b. post-Civil War South c...

language art
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

English
1) The tea was cold, the fire was dead; What figurative language is this? A)assonance Eliminate B)onomatopoeia C)alliteration D)internal rhyme 2) Which stylistic or literary device is used in the line: ‘Sick with a fear that had no form? A)simile and metaphor Eliminate B)...

english
Please someone check my answers. 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated: -trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. -*respect for the power and wildness of the natural world* -remaining always within the ...

english check answers
Here’s a quick biography of how I came to be, 1 the junior lead detective who researches fearlessly. 2 The probability, I find, is just as good as coincidence 3 that I’ll find some hidden mystery by watching some events. 4 This vocation, fair and true, I stumbled on one ...

english
Burned down to the ground, nothing left but the floor Which stylistic device does the author use in line 10 ? A)alliteration B)assonance C)personification D)repetition D? It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war, Which stylistic or literary device is demonstrated in line 7...

Literary device
Hi. I have to do a column on a paper and I needed a little help deciding where these two lines should go.. The poem is Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar " Till its blood is red on the cruel bars; " and "When he beats his bars and he would be free" Here are my answers so far.. ...

I did it.. Check Plz?
It saw with lucid eyes inhuman, divine Line 12 has an example of a stylistic device. What is that device called? A)allusion B)inversion <--- or A C)satire D)simile ------------------------------------ It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war,Bowed at the bedside of the ...

English Please.
It had been there when the midwife had announced, ‘You’ve a boy.’ The hat was there when his wife had their second little joy. Why does the author MOST likely choose the words, ‘their second little joy’? A)They had twin boys. B)It expresses that their second child ...

Language arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

Literary Analysis
In works like "To Build a Fire", Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated x trusting in the wisdom of the natural world Respect for the power and wildness of the natural world Remaining always within the protective boundaries of civilization Celebrating the lighter ...

english
1. In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. remaining always within the protective boundaries of ...

English
The excerpt has an example of what literary device? “However, I altered my traps; and not to trouble you with particulars, going one morning to see my traps, I found in one of them a large old he-goat…” —Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe I think it is paradox ...

grade 10
guys I don't know what career i can do coz I chose math literary - business studies-geography- tourism so if you can help mi plz guyz

English
Read The Wages of Sin and match literary analysis

English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!

English
i have to write a literary analysis on Romeo and Juliet. This what i did so far, In the story ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Romeo wanted to live happily with Juliet despite the hatred between their families. "Here's much to do with hate, but more with love," he says (1.1.9). It was ...

English 10
That cold autumn morning no eyes saw the sun, Which literary technique does this line use? metaphor imagery simile personification I was thinking imagery

English
Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...

english
A few weeks ago I was in company with my friend Josephine S. Griffing, when the conductor of a streetcar refused to stop his car for me, although (I was) closely following Josephine and holding on to the iron rail. They dragged us a number of yards before she succeeded in ...

English II
Compare the literary and rhetorical devices in Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech and his novel Night. Explain how these elements impact tone and mood. Support your claims with evidence from the text.

spanish literature
what literary movement was La noche boca arriba?

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

english
I need to find literary criticism for the book Of Human Bondage for my essay, but I am unable to find it. Can you help me?

Englih Reply
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered." •English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:06pm How about assonance? RE: Is there anything else such as a juxtaposition?

English
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered."

Grade 12 english
I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two speeches. Could you please...

english
I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary element. Copy and paste...

Penn foster 986825rr
According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read a pair of silk stocking best represents literary c. Symbolism is wrong.

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
13. Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction which statement is most accurate? A. Writers of nonfiction have no need to express passionate opinion B. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the facts. C. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in ...

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own ...

English 4 help
In this course,you studied literary works from the romantic period,the Victorian era,and the modern era.Describe the common themes from each era.Then explain the main elements of the historical context that contributed to the themes in each era. All I need is help on how to ...

English
Thank you very much. I still have these sentences I'm doubtful about. My doubt is whether I should use the present perfect or the simple past (considering that it is the end of the school year) 1) Exercises for literary text analyses aimed at developing lexicon have been ...

English
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters?

reading
two elements in literary settings what are they?

reading
two elements in literary settings how and when does Shakespeare use a setting in act 1 to introduce or develop the theme of forbidden love?

English
Which of the following describes literary analysis? Need help Please. A.writing that is vague and uncertain B.a central message about life C.determining the meaning behind events and characters’ actions D.written directions about how the actors sound and behave

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to successfully analyze ...

English
Which literary term best matches this? A group of four rhyming lines.

Language arts help ms sue.
1. Based on reading only the title and headings, what would you think the article was about? (1 point) a renewed interest in hunting and fishing an animal population with an uncertain future the threat logging poses to forest animals a group of dinosaurs roaming a local ...

Reading Honors
is this a good intro paragraph use what you learned from reading "The Cask of Amontillado" to write an essay that provides an analysis of how the author creates the effect of surprise. William Shakespeare asked, “If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not ...

Language Arts-check answer-
Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to be. And as we stand in awe of life's determination, it hammers ...

English II B
A student has completed a freewriting exercise. The result is a paragraph exploring the general theme of war in a literary text. What is the next step in the writing process? 1.gathering details 2.beginning an outline 3.writing an introduction 4.narrowing the topic Need help ...

US history
True False The divorce rate in America declined in the 1920s. false right? All of the following were anti-modern reactions except A.fundamentalism B. Ku Klux Klan C. cultural anthropology D. arts and crafts movement E. prohibition F. None of the above Is it D? Fundamentalists ...

English
Write an essay explaining why you think The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet remains so popular. What is it about the characters of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet that makes it so easy for young people to identify with them? Make at least two references to specific details in the ...

English
The literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts ? Answers are They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams and they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone I explained Thank You

English
Which literary writing style uses humor to comment on serious subject matter? Answers are Satire Essay Tragedy Allegory Thanks

English 9 - HELP!
1. The small boat was scudding into the open sea with a full sail. (1 point) getting stuck sinking deeply moving swiftly rocking harshly 2. As an outdoor enthusiast, Kristina abhorred the fact that people left debris along the hiking trail. (1 point) recently discovered ...

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